Course Title: Write the script

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4197

Course Title: Write the script

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Creative Media


Course Contact: Viv Weir

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925-8012

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course develops story telling skills for screenwriters through enhancing visual and aural literacy by examination of our cultural heritage.  It will familarise participants with perspective and the tools available to achieve narrative excellence in the visual field.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFWRT02A Write the script


1.  Review the narrative

2.  Write the first draft

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will include:-

  • Presentation of storyboard
  • Class presentation on selected screenplay
  • Treatment for 30’ short film
  • In class exercises